10 best books of 2011, according to Amazon

Amazon picks its 10 best books of the year.

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4. "In the Garden of Beasts," by Erik Larsen

In his latest work of nonfiction, the bestselling author behind “The Devil in the White City” paints a picture of life among the social and political elite in Berlin as Hitler ascends to become chancellor. Monitor reviewer Erik Spanberg calls it “a disturbing but highly compelling account of the life of the American ambassador to Germany and his family during Hitler’s rise to power.”

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